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Oct 17, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) released her new albumMASSEDUCTION, last Friday via Loma Vista. Today she was the musical guest on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show. She was interviewed by Mac, performed MASSEDUCTION tracks "Los Ageless" and "New York," and also covered The Clash's "London Calling," backed only by an acoustic guitar.  More

St. Vincent – Listen to Japanese Bonus Track and Watch Her Cover Patsy Cline’s “Crazy”

“政権腐敗” Translates to “Power Corrupts” and is a Japanese Version of “Masseduction”

Oct 16, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) released her new album, MASSEDUCTION, last Friday via Loma Vista. Now a Japanese bonus track has shown up online, "政権腐敗," which is pronounced "seiken fuhai" and translates to "Power Corrupts." St. Vincent also stopped by the BBC music show Later... with Jools Holland and covered Patsy Cline's classic "Crazy." More

7 Best Songs of the Week: Julien Baker, St. Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, Sharon Jones, and More

Plus Fischerspooner, Django Django, Belle and Sebastian, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 13, 2017

Last week we didn't do a Songs of the Week post simply because there truly were hardly any new tracks worth considering for it. But this week there was a wealth of exciting new music. To help you sort through the multitude of fresh songs released in the last seven days, we have picked the seven best this week had to offer, along with highlighting other notable new tracks shared this week. Check out the full list below. More

Stream the New Album by St. Vincent - “MASSEDUCTION”

MASSEDUCTION Out Now via Loma Vista

Oct 13, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) released her new albumMASSEDUCTION, today via Loma Vista. Now you can stream the whole album below. More

Oct 11, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) is releasing her new albumMASSEDUCTION, this Friday (October 13) via Loma Vista. In last night's episode of the BBC music show Later... with Jools Holland St. Vincent performed "New York."  More

St. Vincent Shares New Song “Pills” and Announces 2018 Tour Dates

MASSEDUCTION Due Out This Friday via Loma Vista

Oct 10, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) is releasing her new albumMASSEDUCTION, this Friday (October 13) via Loma Vista. Now she has shared another song from the album, "Pills."  More

Oct 05, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) is releasing her new albumMASSEDUCTION, on October 13 via Loma Vista. St. Vincent previously shared MASSEDUCTION track "New York" (it was our #1 Song of the Week), as well as a colorful video for the songMore

Oct 03, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) is releasing her new albumMASSEDUCTION, on October 13 via Loma Vista. St. Vincent previously shared MASSEDUCTION track "New York" (it was our #1 Song of the Week), as well as a colorful video for the song. She also shared another song from it, "Los Ageless" (which was also our #1 Song of the Week). Now "Los Ageless" has an equally colorful video.  More

Nine Best Songs of the Week: St. Vincent, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rostam, Elbow + John Grant, and More

Plus Benjamin Clementine, Moses Sumney, Weyes Blood, Margo Price, Alvvays, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 08, 2017

Of late we've been presenting the eight best songs of the week, but last week we expanded it to a Top 9 because there were so many strong choices. This week we kept it as nine, but because we had trouble narrowing the list down in a week of solid new songs, but few obvious standouts.  More

Sep 06, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) has announced her new album, MASSEDUCTION, and shared another song from it, "Los Ageless." MASSEDUCTION is pronounced as "mass-seduction" not "mass-education" and is due out October 13 via Loma Vista.  More

St. Vincent Shares Vibrant “New York” Video

New St. Vincent Album Expected Soon, On Tour This Fall

Aug 31, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) recently shared a brand new song, "New York." It was our Song of the Week. "New York" is likely the first taste of her fourth album, the follow-up to 2014's self-titled one, which she has been working on with Bleachers' Jack Antonoff. Now she has shared a video for "New York."  More

Aug 30, 2017

The American jewelry company Tiffany & Co. recently launched their fall 2017 campaign and it starred St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark), among others. Now Tiffany has released a new ad that features St. Vincent covering The Beatles' "All You Need Is Love."  More

Aug 16, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) directed one segment ("The Birthday Party") of the horror film anthology XX. It featured four different horror tales, each directed by a different woman, and released back in February.  More

St. Vincent Is Featured in a New Ad Campaign for Tiffany & Co.

"There's Only One" Campaign Also Stars Janelle Monáe, Zoë Kravitz, Elle Fanning, and Others

Jul 26, 2017

The American jewelry company Tiffany & Co. have launched their fall 2017 campaign and it stars St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark), Janelle Monáe, Zoë Kravitz, Elle Fanning, model Cameron Russell, and Bolshoi Ballet dancer David Hallberg. More

Nine Best Songs of the Week: St. Vincent, Midnight Sister, Broken Social Scene, and More

Plus The National, Temples, Widowspeak, Deerhoof, Girl Ray, EMA, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 30, 2017

Despite leading up to a long holiday weekend, it was a packed week for great new songs. Quite a few notable artists shared new songs this week, including Arcade Fire, St. Vincent, The National, Liam Gallagher, Neil Young, Mogwai, Weezer, Broken Social Scene, Toro Y Moi, and more. More

St. Vincent Shares New Song - “New York”

"Fear the Future Tour" This Fall

Jun 30, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) has shared a brand new song, "New York." It's likely the first taste of her fourth album, the follow-up to 2014's self-titled one, which she has been working on with Bleachers' Jack Antonoff.  More

Jun 21, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) has announced a fall tour she's dubbing the "Fear the Future Tour." She has also shared a funny announcement video for the tour. The dates go down this October, November, and early December and include shows in Europe and America.  More

Patreon Exclusive: Previously Unseen Photos of St. Vincent from 2007 and 2008

Support Under the Radar on Patreon for at Least $1.00 a Month to Access Exclusive Content

Apr 27, 2017

If you support Under the Radar's Patreon page at the minimum contribution of at least $1.00 a month you get access to our Patreon-only feed featuring exclusive content only available to Patreon supporters.  More

Björk, CHVRCHES, Feist, Etc. Part of Planned Parenthood 7-Inches; Watch Video Feat. St. Vincent

Video Also Features Zach Galifianakis and John Legend; Project Also Features Bon Iver, Elliott Smith, Sharon Van Etten, and More

Apr 10, 2017

7-Inches for Planned Parenthood is a new 7-inch box set with 100% of the proceeds being donated to Planned Parenthood.  More

Feb 10, 2017

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) has been named the official ambassador for Record Store Day 2017 and has shared a funny video to announce this. Record Store Day happens on April 22 this year. More

Jan 11, 2017

XX is a new horror anthology film that features four segments, each directed by a different woman. Of note is the segment The Birthday Party, which marks the directorial debut of Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent), who also co-wrote it. More

Aug 19, 2016

St. Vincent's Annie Clark is apparently a big Dallas Cowboys fan, which is no surprise since she's from Texas. A new NFL commercial features St. Vincent's instrumental solo electric guitar rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and a new behind-the-scenes documentary features Clark discussing her passion for the Dallas Cowboys. More

Aug 12, 2016

Today a remake of the 1977 Disney film Pete's Dragon comes out. It's getting surprisingly good reviews and stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, and Karl Urban.  More

Jul 29, 2016

Last night The National played The Greek Theater in Los Angeles and they debuted a brand new song entitled "Prom Song 13th Century (Frankie & Johnny)." What made the performance special was that it was a duet with St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark), who joined the band onstage.  More

St. Vincent Shares a Strange Cover of “The Golden Girls” Theme Song

Annie Clark is a Pal and a Confidant, Or Is She?

Jul 12, 2016

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) has shared a cover of The Golden Girls theme song. Although, if Clark didn't say it was a cover of the opening titles music to the beloved senior citizen '80s sitcom we wouldn't have known it was one.  More

Jun 29, 2016

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) performed at a benefit concert at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City last night, dressed as a toilet. She did a new song, as well as "Bring Me Your Loves," "Marry Me," and others.  More

St. Vincent’s Annie Clark is Directing a Horror Movie

Singer Making Directorial Debut with Horror Anthology film

Apr 12, 2016

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) has announced that she'll be making her directorial debut for the upcoming all-female-led horror anthology film XX. More

Feb 12, 2016

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) has covered The Rolling Stones' "Emotional Rescue" for the soundtrack to the new film A Bigger Splash. The film stars Tilda Swinton as a rock star and also features Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes, and Dakota Johnson. Luca Guadagnino directed the film, which is out today in U.K., but not out in the U.S. and Canada until May 13 (via Fox Searchlight). More

Watch Jenny Lewis and St. Vincent Cover Deee-Lite’s “Groove is in the Heart” Live

At the Trans-Pecos Festival in Texas St. Vincent Also Plays on Some of Lewis’ Songs

Sep 28, 2015

Jenny Lewis performed at the Trans-Pecos Festival of Music and Love in Marfa, Texas last Thursday and brought a special guest onstage, St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark). Clark played drums on Lewis' "Just One of the Guys," collaborated with Lewis on the unreleased song "Girl on Girl," and performed her own song "Cheerleader." The set ended with a cover of Deee-Lite's "Groove is in the Heart."  More

Sep 07, 2015

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) is the star of a new short documentary over at Nowness. Alan Del Rio Ortiz directed the film, which follows Clark back to Texas, where she grew up (although she was born in Oklahoma). In it she sings the American national anthem at a little league game and wanders around the Texas countryside. More

Watch Taylor Swift, Beck, and St. Vincent Perform Beck’s “Dreams”

Last Night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles

Aug 26, 2015

Taylor Swift likes to bring special guests up on stage with her at each of her shows and last night at Los Angeles' Staples Center she brought out the one-two punch of Beck and St. Vincent. More

Jul 07, 2015

Last weekend, Gdynia, Poland hosted Open’er Festival—the country’s largest four-day music event.  More

St. Vincent Made a Mixtape for an 11-Year-Old Girl on Her First Beats 1 Show for Apple Music

St. Vincent's Mixtape Delivery Service Airs on Beats 1 Radio

Jul 01, 2015

Apple Music launched this week and a big part of the service is the Beats 1 Internet radio station. St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) is one of the celebrity DJs involved in the enterprise and she hosted her first Beats 1 show last night.  More

Jun 29, 2015

David Byrne's Contemporary Color project features color-guard teams doing interpretive choreography while musicians perform live. After a recent show in Toronto, this past weekend the event was staged in Brooklyn. More

Listen: The Chemical Brothers - “Under Neon Lights” (feat. St. Vincent)

Born in the Echoes Due July 17th via Astralwerks

Jun 22, 2015

Back in April The Chemical Brothers announced their first new studio album in five years, Born in the Echoes, due out July 17th via longtime label Astralwerks. More

May 27, 2015

On Tuesday, May 26, St. Vincent performed at the Orpheum in Madison, Wisconsin. More

Listen: SOAK Covers St. Vincent’s “Digital Witness”

Before We Forgot How to Dream Out June 2 via Rough Trade

Apr 30, 2015

When SOAK (aka the 18-year-old singer/songwriter from Northern Ireland named Bridie Monds-Watson) played Under the Radar's day party at SXSW this year, the audience was in rapt attention, despite the fact that she was performing solo acoustic, just her voice and her guitar. More

Apr 09, 2015

Earlier this week St. Vincent appeared on The Tonight Show where she delivered her brand new single, "Teenage Talk." More

Apr 07, 2015

Last night St. Vincent was welcomed as the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where she performed her new single, "Teenage Talk." More

Mar 09, 2015

Last night a brand new track titled "Teenage Talk" by St. Vincent debuted on the latest episode of HBO's Girls. More

Feb 09, 2015

As previously reported, last night St. Vincent, a.k.a. Annie Clark became the first solo female artist to win a Grammy for Best Alternative Album since 1991. More

Beck Wins Album of the Year at Grammy Awards

St.Vincent, Jack White, and "Weird Al" Also Win

Feb 09, 2015

Last night the 57th Grammy Awards took place, with Beck taking the top honor of Album of the Year with last year's Morning PhaseMore

Listen: St. Vincent - “Bad Believer”

Featured on St. Vincent Deluxe Edition

Jan 20, 2015

On Feb. 10 St. Vincent's Annie Clark will deliver a deluxe edition of her heavily lauded self-titled album, featuring a number of exclusive bonus tracks and a remix of "Digital Witness" by Darkside. More

St. Vincent Expands North American Tour Dates

She’ll Also be Hitting A Bunch of Other Places in the World

Jan 14, 2015

2014 was St. Vincent’s year—and it looks like 2015 is shaping up to be no different. More

Jan 05, 2015

Before closing this past weekend, for the past several months the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago had been providing visitors with an extensive retrospective exhibition on the career of David Bowie. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2014 Issue with St. Vincent on the Cover

Issue 52 Also Includes Interviews with Jenny Lewis, The War on Drugs, James Franco, Ariel Pink vs. Panda Bear, Jason Schwartzman vs. Real Estate, the Cast of The Walking Dead, "Weird Al" Yankovic, The Flaming Lips, Sharon Van Etten, and More.

Dec 19, 2014

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the Best of 2014 Issue, which is about to hit newsstands and will be out all of January and February. It features St. Vincent on the cover and interviews with some of the artists behind 2014's best albums. More

Watch: St. Vincent – “Birth In Reverse” Video

St. Vincent is Out Now on Loma Vista

Dec 17, 2014

St. Vincent/Annie Clark has spent the year proving her status as a guitar goddess, so it’s no accident that the video for St. Vincent cut “Birth in Reverse” casts the musician as some kind of musical deity. More

Listen: St. Vincent on Marc Maron’s WTF

Working on Music With Carrie Brownstein

Dec 16, 2014

The newest episode of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast features none other than St. VincentMore

Dec 01, 2014

Over the holiday numerous musical artists took part in Record Store Day's Black Friday sale, releasing all kinds of exclusive material. More

Nov 25, 2014

Sunday, November 23, was the final day of Le Guess Who? Our writer/photographer Laura Studarus was there.  More

Nov 17, 2014

When she isn't performing on Saturday Night Live comedian and actress Vanessa Bayer stars as Janessa Slater, the worst media consultant to ever work the industry in Above Average's ongoing web series "Sound Advice." More

Oct 21, 2014

Joining the likes of Jenny Lewis, Conor Oberst, OutKast, CHVRCHES, The Decemberists, and The Flaming Lips, St. Vincent will be issuing an exclusive piece of music for this year's Record Store Day Black Friday event. More

Oct 13, 2014

St. Vincent is no stranger to delivering a memorable live show, but this past weekend during her appearance at Austin City Limits, Annie Clark upped the ante considerably. More

Aug 13, 2014

St. Vincent has been subbing for Late Night bandleader Fred Armisen this week. More

Aug 13, 2014

On August 9, St. Vincent performed a special show in New York as part of the Celebrate Brooklyn concert series.  More

Aug 12, 2014

Due to his commitments on Portlandia and other projects, Fred Armisen occasionally has to take brief absences from his duties as the bandleader for Seth Meyers' Late Night show. More

Aug 06, 2014

On August 11th and 12th, Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent, will front Late Night With Seth Meyers' 8G band while Fred Armisen takes the nights off. More

Watch: St. Vincent on “Letterman”

Performs "Bring Me Your Loves"

Jul 18, 2014

Continuing to tout the awesomeness of her recent self-titled albumSt. Vincent returned to late night television yesterday to perform for a very impressed Dave Letterman. More

Jun 22, 2014

Last weekend, we were in Canada to enjoy the eight annual Sled Island. Here are some photos from the last night of events, featuring Doug HoyerSt. Vincent, and SpiritualizedMore

Watch: St. Vincent Covering Nirvana’s “Lithium” Preview

From HBO's Upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast

May 30, 2014

This weekend on May 31 HBO will premiere the official television broadcast of this year's Rock and Roll Hame of Fame Induction Ceremony, which took place in Brooklyn back in April. More

Watch: St. Vincent Play “Jools Holland”

Self-Titled New Album is Out Now On Loma Vista

May 29, 2014

Recently, St. Vincent took her insane/awesome art rock to Later With Jools HollandMore

May 20, 2014

Le Guess Who? one of our favorite small festivals, has released the initial line-up for their winter event, taking place from November 20-23 in Utrecht, Netherlands.  More

Watch: St. Vincent on “SNL”

Plus The Lonely Island

May 19, 2014

Over the weekend Saturday Night Live aired its season finale with returning castmate and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg filling in as host. More

May 15, 2014

This Saturday is the season finale of Saturday Night Live. The show is hosted by Andy Samberg and features St.Vincent. More

St. Vincent Adds Tour Dates

Plays Saturday Night Live May 17

Apr 24, 2014

St. Vincent has shuffled tour dates to accommodate her recently announced appearance on the May 17 season finale of Saturday Night LiveMore

Apr 23, 2014

On May 17, St. Vincent will appear on the Season finale of Saturday Night Live with host Andy Samberg.  More

Watch: Surviving Members of Nirvana Perform at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Featuring St. Vincent, Joan Jett, Lorde, and Kim Gordon

Apr 11, 2014

Last night, alongside the likes of Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Cat Sevens, Linda Ronstadt, Hall & Oates, and the E Street Band, Nirvana were honored with an induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. More

Apr 07, 2014

This past Saturday marked the twentieth anniversary of Kurt Cobain's tragic suicide. More

Mar 30, 2014

Darkside (a.k.a. Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington) have remixed “Digital Witness,” a single from St. Vincent’s recently released self-titled album. More

Mar 25, 2014

Here’s a SXSW photo gallery by Mark Redfern.  More

Watch: St. Vincent Saves the Day on “Portlandia”

St. Vincent’s Self-Titled Album Is Out Now

Mar 18, 2014

This Thursday, keep your eyes peeled for a special guest on PortlandiaSt. Vincent’s Annie Clark.  More

Listen: St. Vincent – “Del Rio” (B-side)

Self-Titled Album Out Now Via Loma Vista

Mar 06, 2014

St. Vincent’s new self-titled album is out now. But that doesn’t mean that Ms. Annie Clark is done surprising us.  More

Mar 04, 2014

After being rained out last year, the Sled Island Festival in Calgary, Alberta is back and better than ever. More

Feb 27, 2014

St. Vincent tour-mates and former "Pleased to Meet You" group Glass Animals have released the video for their song "Gooey," via The Quietus. It's a strange, dreamlike sequence featuring fluids and various forms of bodily expression.  More

Feb 19, 2014

Annie Clark struggles to explain why she decided to go the eponymous route for her fourth St. Vincent album, acknowledging that self-titling a record is usually reserved for either definitive statements or debuts. More

Feb 18, 2014

Next week St. Vincent will finally deliver her highly-anticipated new self-titled LP.  More

Feb 10, 2014

On the cusp of releasing her highly-anticipated self-titled album on Feb. 25, St. Vincent became the most recent participant in American Express' "Unstaged" Series over the weekend. More

Watch: St. Vincent on “@Midnight”

Reads One-Star Review of Sgt. Pepper's

Feb 07, 2014

While a lot of attention is being given to Jimmy Fallon taking over The Tonight Show next week, Comedy Central has quietly shuffled its own late night line-up with the addition of Nerdist podcast host Chris Hardwick and his new comedy game show @Midnight. More

Listen: St. Vincent – “Prince Johnny”

Self-Titled Album Due Out Feb 25

Feb 05, 2014

On Feb 25, St. Vincent will release her self-titled forth album. More

Jan 31, 2014

On Feb. 25 St. Vincent will unleash her highly-anticipated new self-titled album. More

Jan 27, 2014

It pretty much goes without saying that St. Vincent's Annie Clark is one of the coolest women in indie rock today. More

Listen: St. Vincent – “Digital Witness”

Self-Titled Album Out February 25 Via Loma Vista

Jan 06, 2014

On February 25, Annie Clark (the musician known as St. Vincent) will release her self-titled album via Loma Vista.  More

St. Vincent Announces North American Tour

New Self-Titled Album Out Feb. 25

Dec 10, 2013

Recently announcing the arrival of her new self-titled albumSt. Vincent has revealed plans to tour throughout North America immediately following the record's release. More

Dec 09, 2013

Following a few investigative reports earlier this month, St. Vincent has officially announced the forthcoming release of her new album.  More

St. Vincent to Release New Album in February

First Single Called "Birth in Reverse"

Dec 03, 2013

A few weeks back St. Vincent's Annie Clark debuted a brand new look alongside an announcement of some select European shows. More

Artists Submit Original Artwork for Fundraiser

Include Works by St. Vincent, Vampire Weekend, Animal Collective, and More

Dec 02, 2013

Taking an approach to fundraising that other radio outlets could certainly learn from, Australian station FBi Radio has launched an unique call for monetary support by launching "Brush With Fame," a special auction of drawings, sketches, and doodles by some of the industry's leading musical talent. More

Nov 18, 2013

St. Vincent has announced a string of new shows set to take place across Europe this coming February. More

Nov 08, 2013

While almost everyone seems to be in agreement that Arcade Fire's new album Reflektor will go down as one of the year's best, no one's critique of the record will likely be as funny or clever as the one St. Vincent's Annie Clark recently provided online.  More

Oct 15, 2013

This December Ben Stiller directs, produces, and stars in the upcoming film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. More

Aug 07, 2013

Soon to premiere its fourth season, HBO's Boadwalk Empire will be accompanied by a new all-star compilation of music capturing the music of the Prohibition era. More

May 28, 2013

As a special gift David Byrne and St. Vincent today decided to give away a free EP titled Brass Tactics. More

Dec 10, 2012

Over the weekend Cyndi Lauper held her second annual benefit concert in New Orleans to support her True Colors Fund in its mission to help homeless LGBT youth. More

Oct 05, 2012

If there's one good thing to come out of the Twilight movie franchise it's been the ability of its soundtracks to expose people who normally wouldn't listen to indie music to some really fantastic artists. More

Sep 25, 2012

Check the Facebook news feed of some of your favorite musical artists today and you'll notice that some of the more politically minded ones are doing their best to encourage voter registration. More

Sep 04, 2012

Two highly-anticipated new albums have become available to stream online this week. More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 2

Frank Ocean, St. Vincent, Philco Fiction and More

Aug 09, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway is hosting the Øya Festival. We sent social media editor Laura Studarus over to cover the action. Check out her shots of Ane BrunSt. VincentFrank OceanBaroness, and Philco Fiction More

Listen: St. Vincent and David Byrne - “Weekend in the Dust”

New Track Off Collaborative LP Love This Giant

Jul 30, 2012

Following the free giveaway of their opening track "Who," St. Vincent and David Byrne continue to sample pieces of their forthcoming joint album Love This Giant with a stream of a new track called "Weekend in the Dust." More

Jul 25, 2012

Having already contributions from Best Coast, MGMT, and Antony, the forthcoming Fleetwood Mac tribute album Just Tell Me That You Want Me has offered up yet another track in the form of St. Vincent and Craig Wedren performing "Sisters of the Moon." More

Jun 14, 2012

As previously announced David Byrne and St. Vincent (Annie Clark) have been at work on a joint album. Now the pair are ready to spill the beans on their project.  More

Watch: St. Vincent Covers Brian Eno

Performs “Some Of Them Are Old”

Jun 05, 2012

Apparently on occasion Elvis Costello keyboardist Steve Nieve likes to organize private music shindigs at his home in Paris. More


Interviews

Apr 13, 2015

Eight years into her solo career, Annie Clark says she still feels like a new artist. She might as well be, she says, since her fourth St. Vincent release is the first to resonate very far outside of the indie rock universe. More

Jun 12, 2014

For Throwback Thursdays we will be posting classic interviews from the Under the Radar print archives to our website. For this Throwback Thursday we revisit our 2007 article on St. Vincent. More

St. Vincent

Digital Ashes

Apr 22, 2014

Over the course of three albumseach arguably better than the lastAnnie Clark has established herself as one of indie rock's most reliably innovative acts. But as her strengths (dazzlingly ornate arrangements, intricately designed wordplay) have generally trended toward the cerebral, the literate, and the sophisticated, her music has never felt particularly dangerous. More

Feb 19, 2014

Annie Clark struggles to explain why she decided to go the eponymous route for her fourth St. Vincent album, acknowledging that self-titling a record is usually reserved for either definitive statements or debuts. More


Reviews

MASSEDUCTION

MASSEDUCTION

Loma Vista

Oct 12, 2017

If you've followed Annie Clark's musical project St. Vincent at all, you know that her albums can be somewhat of a rollercoaster ride with peaks and valleys not only in time signatures and tempos but in genres and styles. More

Le Guess Who 2014: Awards Edition

November 23rd, 2014

Nov 28, 2014

Trying to recap/relive Le Guess Who? is a daunting proposition.  More

Sled Island Day Four: Spiritualized, Doug Hoyer, and St. Vincent

June 21st, 2014

Jun 26, 2014

Although there were many impressive bands peppered throughout the week, no day of Sled Island packed quite the star power of Saturday, when St. Vincent and Spiritualized performed. St. Vincent opener Doug Hoyer was also a major highlight as well. (Let’s hear it for the little guys.) More

St. Vincent

St. Vincent

Loma Vista

Feb 21, 2014

Last fall, Annie Clark emerged from 18 long months on the roadwhich included the Strange Mercy tour and her Love This Giant gigs with David Byrneready to work. Rather than take the standard time off to recover and recalibrate, Clark dove right into songwriting again, expelling the last year and a half's worth of ideas into these 11 new tracks. The simply-titled St. Vincent arrived far earlier than anyone would have expected from such a busy artist, but it doesn't feel rushed; rather, it's the product of a musician on an inspired streak. More

Øya Day 2: Philco Fiction, Baroness, John Maus, Frank Ocean, St. Vincent, Ane Brun, Björk

August 9th, 2012

Aug 10, 2012

I had a thought while eating dinner last night: it’s nice to cover a festival with food options that involve something other than eating a pile of grease. Among other such deep revelations I also saw Philco FictionBaronessJohn MausFrank OceanSt. VincentAne Brun, and Björk. More

Strange Mercy

Strange Mercy

4AD

Sep 09, 2011

It must be difficult for a songwriter who possesses great wit, extraordinary performance skills, and an ear for complex arrangements to not want to show off now and again, and St. Vincent’s Annie Clark wasn’t immune from flexing her skills on her first two releases. More

St. Vincent With Wildbirds & Peacedrums at El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 2010

Feb 17, 2010

I go to a lot of shows. But rarelyif everam I as fired up about an opener as I was about seeing Wildbirds & Peacedrums open for St. Vincent. Lighter already aloft (metaphorically anyway) but the end of their eight song set I was ready to quit my job and start following them around in a van. More

SXSW 2009 Day 1

March 18th, 2009

Mar 28, 2009

SXSW is a guessing game. There are many hundreds of bands playing at so many different venues, that you can have a fantastic or a lousy time depending on who you see and how well you second guess how long it will take to get into each venue. The goal is to spend most of your time seeing as many great bands as possible, and as little time possible waiting in line or sitting through sets from bands you don’t want to see just to make sure you’re in the venue in time to see the bands you do want to see. Your enemies are late set times and the varying degrees of sound quality at Austin’s many venues. More